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we can calendar that a potential action item. >> what is your next available date? >> the 17th? >> would the 14th be okay? >> no the 7th is the second. >> is that the second? >> it is the second? >> yes. the second one. the 7th. the 7th. >> november 7th. >> perfect, thank you, chief. >> thank you. >> okay. >> thank you, commissioner, anything further from the commissioners? >> okay, hearing none, we are now at public comment on-line items 2, a, b, c, and d. >> commissioners, ray hearts director san francisco open government. i guess that you probably sense a certain level of anger and frustration from me when i come before you. because i watch your meetings on sfgtv if i am not here, and it isn't just the fact that you seem to disregard the rights of the citizens under the sunshine
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ordinance and the brown act. but you seem to be flagrant about making promises and commitments you don't keep. last week there were documents that were shown on the overhead which were not leg able for the members of the public. documents which under the law should have been made available in the information packet which was sent out. and then they should have been available to the public so they could be participating in this. and it gives the lie to the idea that you want the public participation and then you deny the documents and the information that people need to actually make meaningful public comment. and then, you make a commitment to putting these documents later up on to the police department website, and low and behold you go to the website, and they are not there. so what is it? are you going to let the public par participate? are you going to give them the documents that by law you are supposed to be sending them and providing them? or are you not? >> it really seems strange that
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i have to come here. i would rather be doing something else to be honest with you. i watch time and time ago, while you sit here many of you lawsers and disregard the fact that you violate the rights of the citizens of this city to participate in these meetings and it does not seem to bother you at all. not a whit. and it was like two months ago the chief promised me a copy of a report that i have been trying to get since february, nothing. last week made the same promise, nothing. >> so, when people tell you stuff, it turns out that they are not telling you the truth, it always brings that expression to me, fool me once, shame on me, shame on you, fool me twice, shame on me. when you fool, 15, 20, 30 times and more importantly you watch other members of the public receive the same discourteous and dishonest treatment simply
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because they don't know their rights under sunshine and don't know how to get the rights under sunshine enforced, i think that it is unconceniable. >> when it comes down to consecutively rights and constitutional rights that a citizen has to drag people before many hearings of the sunshine ordinance task force and the ethics commission just to get a body that swears to support and defend the constitution to do so. i think that it is disgraceful. and i am glad that commissioner chan finds it funny. and i also find it interesting. >> i am not going to let you rit kaoul any commissioners. >> you are supposed to talk to the commission as a whole. >> and you are supposed to do a lot of things. that is the way that it works... >> thank you, mr. heart. >> thank you, commissioners mazzucco... (inaudible).
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>> next, public speaker, please? >> public comment is now closed and line item number two, athrough d. >> please call the next item. >> number four, whether to hold item five in closed session and to assert client privilege with regard to 55. code section 67.10. >> this is public comment on whether or not we are going to have a closed session, police discipline matters that are protected by the supreme court as well as pending litigation, public comment, mr. heart? >> san francisco, open government, i said this last time and i will say it again, thank you for turning on the microphone after i started speaking. i don't trust you father than i can see you.
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in fact i don't trust anything that you do in open meetings, because you really don't follow the law and you ignore the law and somebody brings it to your attention and you simply ignore that too. and yet you ask us to trust you that you will go into a closed session and you will only discuss the things that are listed there. i don't believe you. and i think that there are a lot of people in this city, especially members of the african american community and other communities that really don't have a lot of trust for you as a police commission because they see you as nothing but a body that runs interference for the police department. i'm curious why the police department needs to have the police commission run interference. my understanding was you are supposed to be representing the interest of the public. what you do is you protect the police against the public. and very honestly, i don't think that you when you go into a closed session, i have not been given one single reason to believe that what you say you
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are discussing back there is limited to what you put on the chart. and in case, somebody wants to think maybe i am paranoid, i'm not, i have watched you to do it to other people. i have watched you make the same kind disengine you yus and comments about wanting to participate in these things and we will give you this information and it doesn't come. and we will show it on the website. and it doesn't get there. and then when someone comes and actually challenges you, you either look down at your papers and work on something else or you just ignore it. or, more than likely, if it really, really bothers you, you take whatever time you want to dismiss whatever members of the public say when they have two or three minutes to do it. i'm coming to every single meeting from now on. and as long as i am going to be here, i'm going to be commenting on every item that i
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see that is appropriate. and very honestly, i see no reason to be polite with you for the simple fact that you are not polite to the public. in fact you are not even honest with the public. >> i think that anybody... you know, i think that... you look at a meeting like this and the public isn't even here. i think that is because they working under the impression that mamma didn't raise no fool. why should i come here and listen to somebody tell me how much they care about what i speak when everything they do makes that a lie? if you want to sit there and act all offended and all insulted like what i am saying is not true, i would ask anybody to just go back and review some of your hearings on sfgtv and see the same things that i do. >> any further public comment. >> yes, sir, please come forward. >> commissioner, board, chief, my name is mike and i am with
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the occupy movement. and i don't have much to add in addition to what mr. heart brought up is that these concerns are pretty prevalent in our neck of the woods. and it has been a very good year for everybody, i hope that you guys learned as much as we did. i would like to ask a question, is the city interested at all in working diplomatickly with this movement? is the department simply going to continue to take its orders from the mayor? whether they be just, unjust, legal, or illegal or whatever. i just want to know what the temperature check with you guys is regarding working with us and building a relationship with dedicated personnel. much as the language program and many other things that you guys are working on. are you going to need to take this a little more seriously. so, rough idea? would you guys are interested in working with the occupy movement instead of working us over? >> you have three minutes for
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comment. the commissions cannot engage. >> not allowed to answer questions? >> no. >> thank you, sir. >> any further public comment? >> hearing none, public comment is now closed. please call the next item. >> line item four vote on whether to hold item 5 in closed session, including whether to assert the attorney-client privilege with regard to item five, san francisco administrative code section 67.10 action. >> do i have a motion? >> i move to we move into closed session. >> i have a second? >> second. >> all if favor? >> aye. >> thank you very much, we are now going to move into closed session for all of the reasons
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>> do i have a motion? >> yes. >> all in favor? >> aye. >> do i have a motion. >> all in favor? >> aye. >> thank you. >> thank you.
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>> welcome to city hall. thank you for joining us. thank you for coming out. i want to thank members of the board of supervisors. i want to thank them for being here in this joint recognition of our commissioners and members of 14 different bodies that will be appointed today to committees and commissions. i want to thank all the friends and family for joining us. let me say how excited i am this past week, i have been watching a certain convention. next week, we will have an even more exciting convention to watch. it is of course, in the spirit
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of the expected national, regional, and state elections we are preparing for. it is also a reminder of the importance of our civic duty and all the different departments we have created. public engagement is extremely important to the way we run government in san francisco. it has always been about public engagement. we need the last bodies come a different viewpoints, different economic classics -- classes, ethnicities, and regions of the city to be well-represented on everything we do because that is what makes our city great. it is that the verse you point coming together to focus -- it is that diverse viewpoint coming together to focus and figure out with the public what it is
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that we should do, that it is time well, well thought out, and what we need to do to show the rest of the country that this city can work itself out of the economic doldrums and into presenting hope and economic opportunity for everybody, no matter their backgrounds. we also reflect our regional values in this city in many different ways. we want to continue selecting people who will make sure government and all of our programs are open to everybody. i want to thank each and every one of the people in front of me today representing the different bodies we are about to make appointments to and thank you for your sacrifice, time, and energy. today we get to recognize you. tomorrow, people will start yelling at you.
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it is part of that process. it is one we cherish no matter what body we're on. i know former mayor willie brown is here. i want to thank him for constantly being a support to all of our commissions and for being here today. i want to recognize each and everyone of you today by asking you to stand and be recognized as i call your commission and name out. for the board of appeals, we have an lazarus. joshua, thank you for being here. for the construction and workforce advisory committee, a body i helped to establish as city administrator, this body is
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going to be important for us because in our economic recovery we need to work better with our construction companies to make sure everybody has a chance to work in our city. bob alvarado, thank you for being here and part of it. ed riskin, thank you for stepping up again. florence, thank you. harland kelly, our general manager to be. thank you. kent, thank you for stepping up. yes, i will tell you what you are paid for after. [laughter]
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james, thank you for being here. coming out of retirement, thank you for stepping up. thank you for all of your great work. joshua, you are appointed to two conditions today. -- two commissions today. thank you very much. mohammad, he always needs help. thank you for stepping up. [applause] oscar delatorre, the northern california carpenters regional council, thank you. laborers council. tim, thank you for being here. the film commission, patrick
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johnson, thank you for stepping up. an invaluable planning council that i will be working closely with as we move into the new health care challenges for our city and state and country, that is our hiv services planning council. gabriel ortega, thank you for stepping up. mark, thank you for being here. [applause] a very important commission, our immigrant rights commission, who is constantly challenged by the need to reform our immigration policies, but to make sure that when people try to vote this year that they will not be intimidated. we've got to work harder for the
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rest of the country. we can show the way here. i know the leadership will come from sonia. thank you for stepping up. our state has presented, and our country has presented, a challenge to us for our seniors and the need for long-term care. we're going to be working closely with the long term care coordinating council. thank you, tracy. [applause] thank you for stepping up. and for teaching me how to pronounce your name. our mta newest member to the board of directors and one that i know will be of great value to us as we are challenged with everybody being able to enjoy all the services our mta has.
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thank you, christina, for stepping up. [applause] as we move into the times when we want more people to come in, we want development to create jobs, we need to make sure we appropriately plan all areas of the city. i want to thank these two gentlemen for stepping up to come and spend hours of their personal time helping us with the planning of the city. michael, thank you for returning and stepping forward for the planning commission. richard, thank you very much for stepping up as well. some say the most voluble land we have -- valuable land we have for people to live and enjoy is
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the waterfront. i want to thank our newest commissioner to the port commission, william adams. thank you, william, for stepping up. [applause] we have a very important task in front of us for this november. we have a very important bond i think most people in the city know will be invaluable to us for our kids and families. that is the open spaces part bond proposition b for this year. we also have a cherished commission and department that is charged with maintaining all of the open space in the city from the parklets to the vast golden gate park, to the shared responsibilities we have with ocean beach and open spaces throughout the city.
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i want to thank phil for being here today. we have our returning commission. you have done a wonderful job so well. in my decision, it was appropriate to reappoint youtube this important commission, -- to reappoint you to this important commission, and keep the good work out. gloria, megan, thank you. tom harrison, thank you very much for your wonderful work there. we have challenges at our state level in the way we handle our incarcerated population. we will be working closely with the realignment committee, with all of our public safety departments, many of them are represented here today. we will be working with the
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sentencing commission. stephen, thank you for stepping up and helping us with our sentencing commission. [applause] it is no surprise to you that i have been working with the board of supervisors on this very thema, and i am not afraid to keep repeating it. it is jobs, jobs, jobs for everybody. we can only do it if we have a more enlightened workforce investment board the works with us on all the policies we need to have, all the outrage, all of the communities need to be represented on our investment board. i want to thank everyone who is stepping forward today to be on the board to help us with the 21st century policies we need to make sure people have every chance and opportunity to work in jobs in the city.
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andrew, thank you for joining. barbara morrissette, thank you for joining us. brenda barnes, thank you very much. diane easterwood from kaiser, thank you for stepping up and helping. kevin carroll, thank you for stepping up and being with us. niki callahan, -- mickey callahan, they keep for your help and stepping up. ontario from pg&e, thank you. rebecca miller, thank you very much for being here. [applause] rudy bagsby, thank you for
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stepping up and being part of this. sylvia kwan, thank you very much. ted eagan, thank you very much for stepping up on this workforce. tiffany, thank you very much. keep us focused on central market, too. tom from riverbed technology, thank you. trent, thank you very much for all of your great work. jimena from bank of america, thank you very much for stepping up. [applause] finally, the largest body we have today, but one of the most important ones, one that today we have shared appointments with
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the board of supervisors is our youth commission. [applause] yes. i assure you that people from this body, as well as all the other bodies, will one day see somebody standing in my place or in the place of the people standing by the side of meat and their respective offices. our youth are important. whether it is public safety, education, free muni, all the things we deem important to make this city healthy. you are charged with helping us with the best inclusion and policies we can have to keep families vibrant, keep our youth a safe, keep them motivated, and keep all of us paying attention to our next generation of people who will inherit everything we do and will inherit the good
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things as well as the bad things. with your help, there will be less bad things to inherit. with that, angel carion, thank you for being here and stepping up. ariel, thank you for stepping forward and being part of our youth commission. brian chu, thank you for being here. christine, thank you for stepping forward. eric wu, they give for stepping forward. -- thank you for stepping forward. iris, thank you for being here. kyren, thank you for being here and being part of the effort. lily, thank you for stepping forward. mia, thank you for being part of
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this. mia, thank you. nicholas persky, a key for being part of this and stepping forward. -- thank you for being part of this and stepping forward. paul rodriguez, thank you for stepping forward. rachel broadwyn, thank you. sarah armstrong, thank you for stepping forward. vanessa, thank you for being part of this. vee, thank you. that is our commissions. let us proceed with the swearing
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in. stand if you can and raise your right hand, those that can do so. please repeat after me. i, your name, do solemnly swear that i will support and defend the constitution of the united states and the constitution of the state of california against all enemies foreign and domestic, that i will bear true faith and allegiance to the constitution of the united states and the constitution of the state of california, that i take this obligation freely,
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without any mental reservation or purpose of evasion, and that i will well and faithfully discharge the duties upon which i am about to enter during such time as i hold the office of -- for the city and county of san francisco. congratulations. thank you very much. [applause] thank you, all. our class of commissioners for 2012. 14 commissions. thank you very much.

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